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Briefing of Press Speaker Khatia Moistsrapishvili

Briefing of Press Speaker Khatia Moistsrapishvili

Khatia Moistsrapishvili, the Press Speaker of the President, briefed the media about the President’s upcoming international visits and gave a summary of her last visit to Kakheti.  
 
On August 28-29, the French business federation MEDEF International will hold its Summer University in Paris. According to Khatia Moistsrapishvili, President Salome Zourabichvili will attend the celebration event as an honored guest.
 
 
On September 5-6, János Áder, President of Hungary, and his delegation will pay an official visit to Georgia. Relations between Georgia and Hungary are moving into a new phase. Trade and economic ties between the two are deepening. Furthermore, Hungary is a member of the Visegrád Group, along with the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia. Together, these four countries are active supporters of Georgia on the international arena.
 
The Press Speaker also stated that the President of Georgia has joined the Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency. President Zourabichvili is the 20th member of the commission. Prime Minister of Ireland Leo Varadkar is the Honorary Chair of the Commission.
 
 
The new panel is composed of senior governmental figures, top business executives and energy sector thought leaders from around the world. It will produce a concise list of clear, actionable recommendations next year for policy actions that can be taken by countries across the globe to rapidly accelerate progress on energy efficiency. 
 
 
“It is an honor to have President Zourabichvili taking part in this vital initiative,” said Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.  
 
 
Khatia Moistsrapishvili also underlined that the President visited Kakheti last week as part of her campaign to promote regional advancement and raise awareness on local issues.
 
“As President Zourabichvili sees it, every region, including Kakheti, has its own unique opportunities and using them effectively is crucial. During her visit to Kakheti, President Zourabichvili held meetings with the local population and local entrepreneurs. It is noteworthy that a large amount of enterprises in Kakheti are led by women and the President of Georgia welcomes this fact. These entrepreneurs are engaged in diverse programs.
 
 
“However, more efforts, including on the development of vocational studies, are required. President Zourabichvili assesses that one of the key issues is to prepare or retrain the professional workforce. President Zourabichvili also highlighted that within the frameworks of the awareness-raising campaign, we should be more focused on vocational studies, to prepare the qualified workforce, to be more informed on market requirements, and to increase the entrepreneurs’ engagement in various programs. 
 
 
“Consequently to this objective, President Zourabichili visited existing vocational colleges in Kakheti last week. Kakheti also has a perspective to develop spa tourism and two significant projects with this regard are currently ongoing.”
 
 
President Salome Zourabichvili also congratulated the Georgian people on the 27th anniversary of its UN membership, a historic date for our country’s advancement.
 
 
“On 31 July, 1992, Georgia became a member of the United Nations. As you are aware, at the end of September, the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly will be held, where the President of Georgia will deliver a speech.”